a tax at the kitchen table. it means if you havee a variable mortgage, it will skyrocket. if you have a student loan, that interest is going to increase. and if you have a car loan, forget it. the payments are going to beno enormous. so, we needrm to face what this means. lit raising the debt limit, we needo to prevent the default so thatr our bond rating is not lowered. now, i've never been a gun talking about bad ratings, but this is really a crucial one.rul we now have a aaa bond rating, a so what does that mean? treasury bills or other government security benefits but particularly our bond bills, it is as good as gold. now, if we are downgraded, we could just be a tin horn, tinn.